The fonds consists of correspondence, commissions, and other documents pertaining to a variety of topics and interests of William Morris - elementary and university education, Clergy Reserves, church missions, synod and presbytery affairs, church unions and contemporary politics, particularly where the affairs of state bore religious consequence. The material is relevant to Morris's political career and includes several Royal Warrants authorizing his appointment to the Legislative Council, the Executive Council, and as Receiver-General of Canada as well as material pertaining to the history and founding of Queen's University. Of particular note is one letter from John A. Macdonald.
The fonds consists of three journals, kept by Punshon of his daily activities, speaking commitments and encounters of his European tours and his trip to British Columbia. The first volume contains records of two European trips, one in September and November of 1865, the second volume contains entries from a trip in May and June of 1866. The third journal chronicles a return journey made between Toronto and British Columbia from March through May of 1971, partially through the United States. It chronicles a a meeting with Brigham Young in Salt Lake City, travels through California, enounters in Nanaimo with the local Native community, and journeys to New Westminster, Fort Hope and Fort Yale. All of the journals are illustrated by photographs, newspaper clippings, pressed leaves, flowers and plants of the various areas.
The fonds is predominantly comprised of photographs of Sunny Acres Nursery and members of the Paterson family. There is material and photographs from or about each immediate family member: James (father), Edith (mother), Helen (sister), Rowan (sister), and William. As the longest living member of the family William Paterson was the holder of the family archives.There is a small amount of material relating to horticulture and the business of the Nursery.
The collection consists of blueprints, drawings, sketches, specifications, correspondence, and invoices for Kingston and area buildings, including Tete du Pont Barracks; Kingston General Hospital Nurses' Home; Carruthers, Nicol, Fleming, and Ontario Halls on the Queen's University at Kingston campus; private residences including Fettercarin, Bermingham, Spragg, the Eastbourne Summer Home; and commercial buildings including Kingston Auto Sales. Architects include William Newlands, Power and Son, Gillen & Gillen, and Frank T. Lent.
The fonds consists of correspondence, 1933-1953, news clippings, pamphlets, texts of speeches and conference proceedings. Working papers for the Royal Commission on Agriculture in Newfoundland, the Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects and the Royal Commission on Price Spreads. Working files for the Food and Agricultural Organization, International Federation of Agricultural Produces and the Ontario Agricultural College.
This fonds consists of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs 'Proceedings on the CBC Series: The Valour and the Horror,: correspondence and reports (1992). Includes a copy of 'A Battle for Truth: Canadian Aircrews sue the CBC over 'Death by Moonlight: Bomber Command'' (1994).
The fonds consists of thirty diaries and one notebook covering the years 1932 to 1960. The diaries and notebooks reflect the work the Somerville undertook during that time and include work at Niagara Parks, Queen Elizabeth Highway, and Fort Henry.
The fonds consists of the following microfilmed series of King Papers: Primary correspondence (J1), 1889-1950; Memoranda and notes (J4), 1887-1950; Speeches (J5), 1899-1950; Family correspondence (J7), 1880-1950; Spiritualism (J9), 1919-1950; and Diaries (J13), 1893-1950. Also included is a series of original press clippings (1935-1951) amassed and retained by Mackenzie King.